Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Rutgers Adjusts to Life After Rice; Scott Decommits
NEW YORK — The Ray Rice Era at Rutgers is over.
Now it’s time to move on.
With Rutgers set to open the 2008 college football season with a nationally televised game against Fresno State on Sept. 1 at Rutgers Stadium, head coach Greg Schiano says it may take more than one tailback to replace Rice, now with the Baltimore Ravens.
“Certainly, you lose a guy of Ray’s ability, it’s a big loss,” Schiano said Wednesday during a press conference at the SNY studios. “But then you put on top of that the kind of person he was and the things he did for our football team off the field, there’s a big spot vacated.
Read the full story here. In other RU news, Desmond Scott, a 4-star all-purpose back from Durham (NC) Hillside, has de-committed and chosen Duke.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.